26th Mar: Streaming, Schubert and Starushkevych

Monday 26th March 2012

The Guardian

Tom Service On Schubert

Why I’m learning to bake Schubert strudel.

Guardian To Broadcast Six Operas From Glyndebourne This Summer

Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Ravel double bill among works to be streamed live from Sussex festival after successful trial.

Why We Are Watching…Sam Brown

From Formby to Jakob Lenz: the opera director who is set to hit the highest notes

LA Times

Will North Korean Musicians Tour The US This Year?

Musicians from North Korea’s National Symphony Orchestra could travel to the U.S. as early as this year for a multiple-city tour organized by American promoters, according to reports.

BBC Music Magazine

BBC Music Magazine Launches An App!

Listen to music clips from almost 200 recordings in the new interactive app

The Spectator

Why Don’t Classical Music And Comedy Mix More Often?

Jessica Duchen wonders if classical music aficionados are masochists.

The Telegraph

The Opera Novice: The Barber Of Seville By Rossini

Not for nothing was the Italian composer Gioachino Rossini nicknamed Signor Crescendo.


BBC Performing Arts Fund Pledges New Awards

Grants totaling up to £450,000 for the music sector.

Anna Starushkevych Wins Handel Singing Competition

Ukrainian is the first mezzo-soprano to win the award.